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Meet the Team


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Rachel Winter, JD

Dean of Students


Rachel currently serves as the Dean of Students and focuses on student care services, student conduct, academic integrity and intentional educational engagement to promote and encourage safety, accountability, sexual misconduct, behavior and threat assessment, conflict resolution and student development initiatives.

In 2020, Rachel was elected President of the A&P Association by her peers and now leads that staff association. Rachel also served as the Legislation Chair for the Florida state group from 2019-2021 and now serves as the Co-Chair for Region 8 within ASCA, the Association for Student Conduct Administrators.

Rachel’s professional and educational experience is primarily focused on public policy and community well-being. She previously worked in behavioral health with the Florida Managing Entity for the northeast region and is an alumna of Vermont Law School, with a Juris Doctorate. Rachel also attended Ohio University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies, including a concentration in Sociology and Spanish. Rachel’s interest in higher education and student affairs began by serving as a student advocate with the Students Defending Students group at Ohio University during her undergraduate tenure. During her time serving as the University Conduct Officer, Rachel also earned a Certificate in Conflict Resolution from Cornell University and a Certificate in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion from the University of South Florida.

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Jocelyn Posos, MSW

University Conduct Officer, Director of Student Conduct


Jocelyn joins the University of North Florida from the St. Louis area. At UNF, she is responsible for working with our students through our university conduct process, while also educating them to be better members of their own communities. Jocelyn also serves as our liaison to Housing and Residence Life, working closely with UNF's housing team to better serve our on-campus community of students and staff. Jocelyn is experienced in working with campus partners, and building relationships on campus to meet the needs of her students.  Jocelyn is also pursuing a Doctorate in Educational Leadership here at UNF.

Jocelyn previously worked as a Community Director at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, where she was able to learn more about Student Affairs. Jocelyn's main focus has always been on student development, and working with and for students. Jocelyn attended Missouri State University where she received her Bachelors in Social Work and Spanish. Her passions for working with people led her to work as an advocate for underrepresented students, specifically working as a Student Advisor with undocumented/DACAmented students. Jocelyn later went on to earn her Masters in Social Work from Saint Louis University, and continues her pursuit for working with students and supporting them through their educational journey. 

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Francesca Brant, M.Ed

Assistant Director, Resolution & Engagement


Francesca currently serves as the Assistant Director, Resolution & Engagement, where she oversees the Training Institute, Alternative Dispute Resolution process and is certified in conflict resolution through Cornell University. She also assists the University Conduct Officer and Assistant Director with student conduct cases and handles specialty processes, including conduct appeals, forgiveness requests and managing the Student Conduct Board. Francesca oversees and directs the training of Conduct Board members and facilitates the logistics for the panel hearing process, as well as designing the curriculum and keeping all training current.

 Francesca attended Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tennessee, where she earned both her Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies and her Master of Arts in Elementary Education. Following the completion of her graduate studies, she worked in several business environments in Memphis before relocating to Maryland and serving as the administrative assistant in the College Counseling Department of an independent school just outside of Washington, D.C. She now resides in Jacksonville with her husband, and is happy to be part of the Osprey community! 

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Carly Bengry, M.Ed

Hearing Coordinator


Carly serves as the Hearing Coordinator where she assists primarily with organizational misconduct and investigations. Carly serves as the liaison for the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life as well as Student Government, Student Involvement and UNF's Athletics Department.


Carly received her Master of Education in College Student Affairs Administration from the University of West Florida in 2020. While attending graduate school, she was a Graduate Assistant for Fraternity & Sorority Life. Carly also received her Bachelor's of Science in History and Secondary Education from Florida Southern College where she worked in the Admissions Department and served her campus community as Panhellenic President.

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Rebecca Weiner

Program Coordinator 


Rebecca serves as the Program Coordinator for the Resolution & Engagement Teams within the Dean of Students Office. She works to support the OSAR team through various tasks, such as scheduling meetings, maintaining administrative files, developing department procedures and manuals, managing the budget and financial operations, and assisting in the creation of training tools and other special projects.


Rebecca received her Bachelors in International Studies and Philosophy from UNF in 2019. As an undergraduate, Rebecca was involved in numerous departments across campus: working with the International Studies Program and Digital Humanities Institute, interning at the LGBT Resource Center, and participating in research with the History Department and the Economics and Geography Department. Before becoming part of the OSAR team, Rebecca worked as the Program Assistant at the UNF Fine Arts Center.



Additional staff information can be found on the Dean of Students Office staff page.